Federal safety regulators have shut down a troubled Iowa trucking company that owned the semitrailer involved in a human trafficking case in which 10 immigrants died in Texas.
Pyle Transportation was placed...
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 at 04:04 PM PDT
Dove Apologizes for Racially Insensitive Advertisement
Soap company Dove has apologized for a racially insensitive Facebook ad it said "missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully," NBC News reported.
The advertisement, apparently for some sort...
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 08:23 PM PDT
Big Tech Has Big Plans to Help Reconnect Puerto Rico
Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it.
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to send a "connectivity team"...
Amazon is in the final stages of figuring out its strategy to get into the multibillion dollar prescription drug market.
The company will decide before Thanksgiving whether to move into selling prescription...
Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 01:14 PM PDT
Data Breach Affects Eight Whole Foods Stores in Bay Area
The U.S. lost 33,000 jobs in September after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit Texas, Florida and other Southeastern states. It was the first decline in nearly seven years.
The unemployment rate fell to 4.2...
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 11:13 AM PDT
For-Profits to Blame for Most Student Debt Defaults: Study
Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans than students who attended public schools, according to a federal study published Thursday.
The report by the...
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 02:19 PM PDT
Monopoly Man Photobombs the Senate's Equifax Hearing
A person dressed up as the iconic character Rich Uncle Pennybags from the famous Monopoly board game appeared Wednesday at a Senate hearing about the Equifax data breach with former CEO Richard Smith in...
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 08:03 AM PDT
Amazon, Georgia: If You Name It, Will Company Come?
Officials from a recently incorporated city outside Atlanta want to shed some of their new municipality's land and rename it Amazon, Georgia. Their hope is that the change will spur the e-commerce giant to...